Free HIV & HEP C Testing

Knowing your status is empowering.

HIV and STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) have been on the rise in Tampa Bay. METRO provides the most comprehensive HIV and STI prevention resources, including PrEP, as well as treatment and counseling in a safe and supportive environment designed for and created by the LGBTQ+ community.

FREE HIV Testing Locations & Hours

Pinellas

METRO Wellness & Community Centers St. Pete

3251 3rd Avenue North,
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 321-3854
Monday – Tuesday: 8:30am – 7:00pm
Wednesday – Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

LGBT Welcome Center

2227 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 321-7212
1st Saturday of every month 10am–2pm

METRO Wellness & Community Centers Clearwater

32349 Sunset Point Road, Suite 405
Clearwater, FL 33765
(727) 216-6193
Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 4:00pm

King of Peace MCC

3150 5th Avenue North
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 323-5857
3rd Sunday Every Odd Month: 9:00am – 10:00am

Flamingo Resort

4601 34th Street South, Suite 102
Saint Petersburg, FL 33711
(727) 290-9635
Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays: 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Hillsborough

Metro Wellness & Community Centers Tampa

1315 East 7th Avenue, Suite 201
Tampa, FL 33605
(813) 232-3808
Monday – Tuesday: 9:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday – Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

MCC Tampa

408 East Cayuga Street
Tampa, FL 33603
(813) 239-1951
3rd Sunday Every Odd Month: 10:00am – 1:00pm

Pasco

Metro Wellness & Community Centers New Port Richey

4747 US Highway 19
New Port Richey, FL 34652
(727) 494-7625
Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Our certified staff offer three types of testing:

FREE Hep C Testing

Mobile HIV Testing

In addition to METRO’s full-time testing locations listed below, be on the lookout for our mobile testing centers at community events across Tampa Bay! METRO’s Health Units offer FREE rapid HIV and Hep C testing, and prevention education resources.

Contact us to schedule a METRO Health Unit for your community event.

METRO provides free HIV testing to our community.

Completed by drawing a blood sample for the lab. This 4th generation HIV testing is considered the best available and is able to detect the virus in as little as 10-14 days from exposure. Results are provided within 3 days.

The Orasure test is an oral swab test sent to the Health Department for processing with results provided within 2-3 weeks.

A simple finger prick test with preliminary results available in 15 minutes.

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